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HOOK, Leola 1909-1982


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 6/19/2014 at 15:16:02

Services Held In Wellsburg For Mrs. Hook

Mrs. Leola A. Hook, age 73, passed away at 8:55 p.m. Saturday evening, August 21, 1982, at Grundy County Memorial Hospital, Grundy Center.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 24, 1982 at 1:30 p.m. at the Wellsburg Reformed Church, Wellsburg. Rev. Roger D. Huitink and Rev. Thomas P. Harp officiated.

Mrs. Dale Heetland sang "He Touched Me" and Mrs. Heetland and Jim Heikens sang "Precious Memories." They were accompanied by Marcella Neessen, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Nephews of Mrs. Hook served as casketbearers. They were Greg Lindaman, Todd Lindaman, Dick Lindaman, George Lindaman, Keith Lettow and Marvin Clauson. Delbert Ross and Eugene Ruter served as ushers. Mrs. Esther Beecroft and Mrs. Lydia Lutterman were in charge of floral arrangements.

Interment was in Wellsburg Reformed Church cemetery. Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshment.

Mrs. Hook was born on May 26, 1909 in Wellsburg, IA, the daughter of George and Lena Meyer Lindaman. She attained the age of 73 years, 2 months and 15 days.

She grew up in Wellsburg and graduated from Wellsburg high school in 1926. She attended Morningside College in Sioux City, after which she taught rural school in Grundy county.

On September 21, 1929 in the parsonage of the Wellsburg Reformed Church, she was united in marriage to Herman B. Hook by Rev. William Landsiedel. After their marriage they lived in Buckeye, where they were in the grocery business for several years. They lived in Ackley, Waterloo, and farmed in Hardin county for several years, moving back to Waterloo and in 1944 they came to Wellsburg and went into the grocery business.

Her husband passed away on March 19, 1972. She continued living in Wellsburg until four years ago, when she moved and made her home in Grundy Center.

She was a member of the Wellsburg Reformed Church all of her life until she moved to Grundy Center where she became a member of the First United Presbyterian Church. She was active in the ladies' organizations in both churches.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother, Woodrow, and one infant brother.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Jim (JoAnne) Duwelius of Grundy Center and Mrs. Frank (Linda) Chandler of Newton, KS; one son, Jack Hook of Waterloo; one sister, Mrs. Robert (Vernice) Lettow of Ackley; two brothers, Jakie Lindaman of Wellsburg and Kenneth Lindaman of Hubbard; seven grandchildren, Jan Duwelius Dirks, Jodi Duwelius Deery, Jane Duwelius, John Chandler, Brad Chandler, J. Scott Fretts and Tiffany Hook; also one great-granddaughter, Jennifer Deery.

A memorial fund has been established. The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 26 August 1982, pg 3


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